Maria Catharina Theron, 18091860 (aged 51 years)

Name
Maria Catharina /Theron/
Given names
Maria Catharina
Surname
Theron
Name
Maria Catharina /Malherbe/
Type
married name
Birth June 12, 1809 24 21

Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e2.
Baptism June 25, 1809 24 21 (aged 13 days)
Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e2.
Death of a maternal grandfatherSchalk Willem van der Merwe
September 7, 1809 (aged 2 months)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p586, b2c15d3.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 6 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 0)

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org…

A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: Wikipedia

Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 2 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 9 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRegina Catharina Vogel
December 31, 1818 (aged 9 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 10 years)

Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the *Nautilus* and the *Cha…

17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 15 years)

Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: *Rijsksdaalder*) is converted into the British sterling. Source: [Wikipedia](http…

Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling. Source: Wikipedia

MarriageRoelof Charles MalherbeView this family
May 7, 1826 (aged 16 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e2.
Death of a paternal grandfatherJacobus Petrus Theron
January 21, 1829 (aged 19 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 25 years)

Note: *Voortrekkers* start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1835…

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a motherAnna Magdalena van der Merwe
July 1, 1840 (aged 31 years) Age: 52 years 7 months 24 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d4.
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Magdalena THERON (1840), MOOC 6/9/21 #4443, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQGZ-D?mode=g&i=391&cat=331262 image 392/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: van der Merwe, p587, b2c15d3e8.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 34 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a fatherCharles Petrus Theron
May 8, 1858 (aged 48 years) Age: 73 years 1 month 14 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d4.
Citation details: Death notice: Charles Petrus THERON (1858), MOOC 6/9/82 #5210, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CS7S-H?i=1213&cat=331262 : accessed 12 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 49 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza. Source: [Wikipedia](htt…

In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 92 years)

Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: *Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek*, ZAR), often referred to as the Tra…

The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 92 years)

Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: *Oranje-Vrijstaat*, Afrikaans: *Oranje-Vrystaat*) was an independent *…

The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province. Source: Wikipedia

Death July 22, 1860 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e2.